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Twice Round the Daffodils (1962)

A sanatorium where a group of patients reside. They aspire to walk twice round the daffodils which they can do when they are better.

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writers:

Patrick Cargill (play), Jack Beale (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Juliet Mills ... Catty
Donald Sinden ... Ian Richards
Donald Houston ... John Rhodes
Kenneth Williams ... Henry Halfpenny
Ronald Lewis ... Bob White
Andrew Ray Andrew Ray ... Chris Walker
Joan Sims ... Harriet Halfpenny
Jill Ireland ... Janet
Lance Percival Lance Percival ... George Logg
Sheila Hancock ... Dora
Nanette Newman ... Joyce
Renee Houston ... Matron (as Renée Houston)
Amanda Reiss Amanda Reiss ... Dorothy
Mary Powell Mary Powell ... Mrs. Rhodes
Barbara Roscoe ... Mary
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A sanatorium where a group of patients reside. They aspire to walk twice round the daffodils which they can do when they are better.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 1963 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Enfermeira para todo o serviço See more »

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Mono

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the same original play as Carry on Nurse (1959), which features the famous "daffodil" closing joke. Kenneth Williams, Joan Sims, Jill Ireland and Frank Forsyth appear in both films. See more »

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Referenced in Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) See more »

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A heartwarming Carry On esque film
18 August 1999 | by Sarah-95See all my reviews

This is a lovely film, that always makes me feel all happy and warm inside by the end. It is a very gentle comedy starring some familiar stars from the Carry On dynasty. There is nothing too threatening involved and the characters are all very easy to warm to.

The location in a TB sanitorium does add depth to the film which takes it just that touch above a regular carry on film. The title refers to the touching idea that when you start to get better you can venture forth in the open air more. And the sign that you are almost well again is when you are allowed to walk round the daffodils twice.

When watching this film, it is important to just go with it and enjoy it for what it is - a true classic!


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